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Tomato N Cheese Pasta

 Tomato N Cheese Pasta
Garlic, basil and oregano add pizzazz to this savory side dish. The pasta is tender and moist, and there's plenty of cheese flavor. I like to serve it alongside steaks or chicken. -Dawn Dhooghe Concord, North Carolina
2 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked small tube pasta
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. In a small saucepan,
  • saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Stir in the tomatoes, basil, oregano, sugar and pepper. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Drain pasta;
  • stir into saucepan.
  • Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Top with cheeses. Bake,
  • uncovered, at 375° for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 373 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 1,048 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 50 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 15 g protein.